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This Month’s Focus: Excipients & Formulation

An introduction to self-emulsifying nutraceutical delivery systems (SENDS)

Like their counterparts in the pharmaceutical industry, many dietary ingredients are poorly soluble. This article describes how self-emulsifying nutraceutical delivery systems improve solubility and enable formulators to deliver these difficult ingredients in solid dosage form.

Control strategy considerations during formulation and process development

Control strategy is a key element of drug product development that requires understanding the product and process development, as well as the relationships among the materials, equipment, process, and facility attributes. A control strategy is required regardless of whether you undertake a traditional or Quality-by-Design approach to development.

A novel MCC for reducing segregation in direct-to-press blends

This article describes a novel MCC and presents a study in which it is shown to decrease segregation in a low-dose tablet compared to a tablet made using an industry-standard MCC.

Gemini favors plant-based excipients to propagate clean-label supplements

The company has developed more than 500 products using the alternative ingredients.

Back Page: Recent developments regarding a Novel Excipient Qualification process

The meeting with IQ and IPEC-Americas was attended by about 40 FDA staff from various offices and divisions. It was a great success.

General Features

Spotlight on Nutraceuticals: FDA draft Guidance on new dietary ingredients: Do you need to file?

Many people are wondering whether they should submit notifications for products they’ve had on the market for years. This article explains the issues and discusses steps you should take to avoid FDA action.

Excessive downtime isn’t easy to swallow

It’s impossible to prevent every episode of unscheduled downtime, but you can take steps to minimize its frequency and severity.

September Content

Alternative dosage forms

FAT of tablet presses

Capsules as a package for lipid formulations

A new taste-masking excipient

Issue Focuses

January: Capsule Filling

March: Outsourcing

April: Coating

May: Packaging

June: Solid Dosage Sourcebook

July: Excipients & Formulation

September: Tabletting

October: Quality, Validation & Regulatory Compliance

November: Annual Buyer’s Guide

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2017
Focus
Special Sections
January*
Capsule Filling
Granulation & Drying
March
Outsourcing: Formulation, Manufacturing, Packaging, Research & Lab Services
1. Counters/Bottle Fillers
2. Dedusters
April*
Coating
1. Test & Inspection Equipment
2. Multi-layer Tabletting
May
Packaging
1. Particle Size: Reduction, Separation, & Analysis
2. Powder Transfer & Containment
June
Solid Dosage Sourcebook
July*
Excipients & Formulation
1. Tooling
2. Mixers & Blenders
September
Tabletting
Liquid Capsule Filling
October*
Quality, Validation, & Regulatory Compliance
1. Blister Packaging
2. Tablet & Capsule Identification
November
Annual Buyer’s Guide
*Issue includes “Spotlight on Nutraceuticals” insert.

Buyers Guide
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